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Aviation unions suspend picketing of Caverton Helicopters

The unions in the aviation sector on Monday suspended their plan to picket Caverton Helicopters Limited, following successful deliberations with the airline’s management.
Managing Director of Aero Contractors, Captain Ado Sanusi, yesterday faulted the claims that the disputed Bombardier Dash 8 Q300 jets were stolen at the Lagos airport.

Union: Foreign airlines may operate during labour strike

Ahead of the proposed national strike commencing tomorrow, there are indications that foreign airlines operating into Nigeria may not be affected.

Aviation unions to join in labour strike Tuesday

As a way of solidarity, unions in the country’s aviation sector have declared their intentions to mobilise workers across the sector to join in the planned strike slated to begin on Tuesday, November 6, 2018, by the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) to demand an increase in the minimum wage.
Murtala Muhammed Airport 2 (MMA2)

Flights, businesses resume at MMA2

Flight operations and businesses on Friday resumed at the Murtala Muhammed Airport 2 (MMA2), Lagos following the suspension by aviation unions of the industrial action against the terminal owners.
Murtala Muhammed Airport 2 (MMA2)

Aviation unions suspend industrial action against Bi-Courtney

Unions in the aviation sector on Thursday night called off their two-day industrial action against Bi-Courtney Aviation Services Limited.
Murtala Muhammed Airport 2 (MMA2)

Nigerian airlines lose over N400 million to Lagos airport closure

Local airlines yesterday recorded losses in excess of N400 million over the closure of Murtala Muhammed Airport II (MMA2) and disruption of flight activities on Wednesday.
Murtala Muhammed Airport 2 (MMA2)

Aviation unions threaten to extend picketing to other terminals

The unions in the aviation sector on Thursday threatened to ground flight operations at all terminals of the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos, over the sacking of their members by Bi-Courtney Aviation Services Limited.

Lagos airport workers’ strike bites harder

The strike at the Murtala Muhammed Airport 2 (MMA2), Lagos, enters its second day and the bite has forced airline operators to make alternative arrangements to fly passengers.
Murtala Muhammed Airport 2 (MMA2)

Lagos airport protest: Airlines make alternative flight arrangements

Airlines operating at the Murtala Muhammed Airport 2 (MMA2) Lagos, have been forced to make alternative arrangements to fly their passengers as aviation unions continued their picketing of the terminal on Thursday.

Passengers stranded as aviation unions shut down MMA2

Hundreds of passengers were on Wednesday stranded as protesting aviation unions shut down operations at the Murtala Muhammed Airport 2 operated by Bi-Courtney Aviation Services Limited.
Murtala Muhammed Airport 2 (MMA2)

Aviation unions shut down MMA2, flights grounded

Hundreds of passengers are reportedly stranded at the domestic terminal of the Murtala Muhammed Airport 2 (MMA2) on Wednesday, as aviation unions carried out their shutdown threat over the sack of workers by Bi-Courtney Aviation Services Limited.
Managing Director of Aero Contractors, Captain Ado Sanusi, yesterday faulted the claims that the disputed Bombardier Dash 8 Q300 jets were stolen at the Lagos airport.

Minimum wage: Aviation sector unions disrupt flight operations in Lagos

Some members of aviation unions and the United Labour Congress on Friday disrupted flight operations for over four hours at the General Aviation Terminal (GAT) of Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos.
Managing Director of Aero Contractors, Captain Ado Sanusi, yesterday faulted the claims that the disputed Bombardier Dash 8 Q300 jets were stolen at the Lagos airport.

Strike: Labour shuts down agencies at Lagos airport

The organised labour on Thursday shut down offices of aviation agencies at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Ikeja, Lagos to press home their demands for the implementation of a new National Minimum Wage.

Union: Bi-Courtney not ready for talks over sacked workers

The Air Transport Services Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (ATSSSAN) has accused the management of Bi-Courtney Aviation Services Limited (BASL), operators of Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA), Lagos, of walking out of a meeting called by the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) to address its impasse with the unions.
Minister of State for Aviation, Hadi Sirika

Aviation Unions threaten to truncate birth of ‘Nigeria Air’

Few hours after Sen. Hadi Sirika, Minister of State for Aviation, unveiled the name and logo of the proposed national carrier, ‘Nigeria Air’, in faraway Farnborough, United Kingdom, unions in the industry have threatened to truncate the birth of the new carrier.
Minister of State for Aviation, Hadi Sirika

Mixed reactions trail unveiling of name, logo of Nigeria Air

Mixed reactions on Wednesday trailed the unveiling of the name and logo of the proposed new national carrier by the Minister of State for Aviation, Sen. Hadi Sirika.

NUATE: Disengaged NAHCo workers will be paid their entitlements

The National Union of Air Transport Employees (NUATE) has assured workers who might be affected by the impending sack at the Nigeria Aviation Handling Company (NAHCo) Plc of the payment of their entitlements.

Aviation union gives federal government seven day ultimatum

As part of activities marking workers day, the Air Transport Services Senior Staff Association of Nigeria ( ATSSSAN ) Tuesday gave government a seven day ultimatum to pay the N45 billion severance benefits of former workers of Nigeria Airways Limited.

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